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Columbus, Ohio
Football Writer, ESPN.com — ESPN
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Austin Ward covers Big Ten football for http://ESPN.com.

Meyer eyeing Harbaugh's recruiting stunts, but no plans to copy them

espn.go.com — 5:31 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Urban Meyer has taken notice of the recruiting tactics of his new rival after a full year of competing head to head with Michigan's Jim Harbaugh.

OSU loses another underclassman, WR Michael Thomas, to NFL draft

espn.go.com — 4:50 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The list of Ohio State players leaving eligibility on the table to head to the NFL continues to grow, and wide receiver Michael Thomas is the latest to add his name.

Buckeyes DE Joey Bosa ejected from Fiesta Bowl for targeting

espn.go.com — 1:55 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa's final college game didn't even last a quarter thanks to an ejection for targeting in Friday's BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl.

Ezekiel Elliott says he didn't know license was suspended

espn.go.com — 12:34 PM ET Austin WardESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott wasn't aware his license had been suspended, an issue that resulted in citations tied to his minor car accident prior to the team's departure for the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl.

How will Ohio State replace Adolphus Washington? Joey Bosa perhaps

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- For all the talent it has stockpiled recently, even Ohio State doesn't have spare defensive tackles with NFL first round draft pick skills laying around.
Dec 14, 2015

How will Ohio State replace Adolphus Washington? Sounds like another job for Joey Bosa. es.pn/1P35EMx

Dec 17, 2015

Joey Bosa added today that everybody is getting reps inside and outside with Ohio State now thin at DT. es.pn/1P35EMx

Ohio State's hiring of Greg Schiano proves the power of Urban Meyer

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- What was supposed to be a a crucial offseason for Urban Meyer is basically over before it even officially started.
Dec 11, 2015

Urban Meyer flexes recruiting muscle with another home-run defensive hire, landing Greg Schiano to complete staff. es.pn/1OX2GsZ

Dec 12, 2015

Urban Meyer shows off his recruiting muscle again, delivering a home-run hire in Greg Schiano to complete his staff. es.pn/1OX2GsZ

Dec 17, 2015

Greg Schiano delivered impressive introductory press conference. Still think hire is huge home run for Urban Meyer. es.pn/1OX2GsZ

Minnesota Golden Gophers embracing opportunity vs. Chippewas

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. Not much has gone according to plan, and Minnesota (5-7) almost certainly wouldn't have been able to predict how its season would end.
Dec 11, 2015

Quick Look at Quick Lane: Best matchup in Minnesota-Central Michigan, who might shine for Gophers, key to victory. es.pn/1Omh9dn

Adolphus Washington suspended for bowl game

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The collegiate career of Adolphus Washington is over at Ohio State in the wake of his solicitation charges on Wednesday.

Adolphus Washington of Ohio State Buckeyes suspended for BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl following arrest

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The collegiate career of Adolphus Washington is over at Ohio State in the wake of his solicitation charges on Wednesday.
Dec 11, 2015

Urban Meyer suspends Adolphus Washington for his solicitation charge, ending the standout DT's career at Ohio State. espn.go.com/college-footba…

Dec 11, 2015

RT @SportsCenter: Ohio State senior DT Adolphus Washington's collegiate career is over. He has been suspended for the Fiesta Bowl, es.pn/1Ud45eU

Ohio State Buckeyes defensive tackle Adolphus Washington arrested for solicitation

espn.go.com — Austin Ward, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Big Ten. Joined ESPN in 2012. Attended the University of Wyoming. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State defensive tackle Adolphus Washington was cited for solicitation on Wednesday, putting his availability for the last game of a decorated college career in question.
Dec 10, 2015

Ohio State DT Adolphus Washington arrested on solicitation charge, awaiting punishment from Urban Meyer. espn.go.com/college-footba…

Dec 10, 2015

Updated: Ohio State's Adolphus Washington apologizes for solicitation charges, awaits punishment from Urban Meyer. espn.go.com/college-footba…

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Feb 13, 2016

@JohnGracie2 Absolutely! Not sure why or how I mixed them up, but I'm glad you straightened me out so I don't say it again.

Feb 12, 2016

Following Urban's comments, @AlexS_ESPN and I debate whether the SEC should be worried about the rise of the B1G. es.pn/241hxsF

Feb 12, 2016

Bosa 2.0? The buzz is already building at Ohio State as Nick Bosa prepares to fill the shoes of his older brother. es.pn/23WUyPf

Feb 12, 2016

With "gentlemen's agreements" in the past, the top of the B1G is starting to close the gap behind the SEC. pic.twitter.com/v41dAqJORx

Feb 12, 2016

Four years ago, even flipping recruits prompted criticism. But aggressive recruiting now has revitalized the B1G. es.pn/1XnIcv6

Feb 10, 2016

@CPFro3 Maybe not as much as I anticipated. I don't really know what to think about them yet, to be honest.

Feb 10, 2016

Joey Bosa 2.0? The buzz is already building around little brother Nick Bosa at Ohio State. es.pn/23WUyPf


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